Spectators watch Rose Parade Grand Marshal James Rolph, Mayor of San Francisco on the parade route in a flower-covered automobile. The car is passing commercial buildings at 245 W. Colorado Blvd. (later a freeway underpass area). Signs on the buildings read: "Used Car Dept., Graham-Paige, 245 W. Colorado, Sales Service, " "Coal & Wood," "H. R. Slayde.. Co. Accesso..."
The city of Glendale's "Trail of '93" float portrayed a phase of the Alaskan gold rush with a miniature Yukon River with a mountain range and Aurora Borealle at the back. Outwalker George Hastings in a floral costume represented a prospector. The float was designed by L. W. Chobe and is seen on a residential street, probably Orange Grove Boulevard of a side street off of Orange Grove.
This float features a replica of the Rose Bowl and life-size figures of the Stanford Indian and the Columbia Lion. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard. The float was entered by Stanford University.
Altar boys entering the St. Patrick Catholic Church with clasped hands to attend the mass for St. John Bosco. A young man in the front carries a crucifix on a staff, flanked by 2 young boys carrying candles in candlesticks.
Spectators next to the float of the Rose Parade Queen, Muriel Cowan, featuring a large Russian Firebird composed of yellow chrysanthemums and lavender sweet peas at the front and three Russian mosques with domes covered in yellow pompoms at the back, behind the queen's throne. The float was photographed on Orange Grove Blvd., probably before the start of the parade.
Men and boys watching the Rose Parade from the tile roof of the Hupmobile dealer building on W. Colorado Blvd., probably between St. John Ave. and Pasadena Ave. (later the area of a freeway underpass). The Hupp Automobile logo is on the front of the building.
About 9 bagpipers and 3 drummers in kilts and sporrans marching in Tournament of Roses parade, with crowd in background. The band is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.